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Compiled by David Webb President backs marriage equality in Chile CHILE — President Sebastian Pinera announced in early June he would call for a same-sex marriage bill, which has been stalled for years by conservatives in Congress, to finally move forward.

Pinera said all people should be able to “live, love and form a family.” It was a gift during the month of Pride for LGBTQ activists who have long lobbied for marriage equality in the South American nation.

Civil unions for all have been legal in Chile since 2015, and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity has been illegal since 2012.

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